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11 April 2005

GSL website: "Human Rights"

Author: GSL (Global Solutions Limited)

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Article
9 April 2005

Security firms in deportations row [UK]

Author: Diane Taylor & Hugh Muir, Guardian [UK]

Security firms involved in the deportation of failed asylum seekers are facing more and more claims of intimidation and assault...Campaigners who studied 35 complaints...revealed GSL [Global Solutions Ltd.] was involved in 30% of cases...A GSL...

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Article
4 April 2005

GSL statement in response to BBC’s “Asylum Undercover”

Author: GSL (Global Solutions Limited)

What the BBC has shown is in sharp contrast to the very favourable reports from the [UK] Independent Monitoring Board and HM Chief Inspector of Prisons – but it happened and it is disturbing that it could. There is no place for racism, intolerance or...

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Article
26 March 2005

[PDF] Kroll 'spurned offer to run Guantánamo prison'

Author: Mark Huband & Demetri Sevastopulo, Financial Times

The security company Kroll turned down an offer by US government officials to run the prison camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, a security industry official said. More than 500 terrorist suspects have been held without trial for up to three years at the...

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Article
24 March 2005

The use of unlawful force against immigration detainees [UK]

Author: Campaign Against Racism Fascism (CARF), Stop Arbitrary Detentions at Yarl’s Wood (SADY), National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns (NCADC)

We have documented 35 cases referred to four solicitors’ firms...regarding alleged assaults against immigration detainees during the removals process and/or while held in detention...34 per cent of allegations have been made against Group 4, now owned...

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24 March 2005

UK: Study into 35 allegations of abuse during deportation of asylum seekers says Global Solutions Ltd (GSL) involved in 30% of cases

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Article
2 March 2005

Immigrant abuse claims examined [UK]

Author: BBC

The Home Office has asked to see BBC undercover evidence of alleged racism and violence by security staff at an asylum seeker detention centre. The evidence was gathered against Global Solutions Ltd staff at Oakington Immigration Reception Centre, near...

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Article
25 February 2005

Privatization and Human Rights

Author: Maastricht Centre for Human Rights, Maastricht University [Netherlands]

The conference will consider privatization initiatives in sectors such as drinking water, health services, education, prisons and security services and their compatibility with international human rights standards.

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Article
18 January 2005

Woman in detention alleges rape - Contract operator's employee is named [USA]

Author: Leslie Berestein, San Diego Union-Tribune [USA]

A female inmate at a Department of Homeland Security detention facility in Otay Mesa has filed a lawsuit against the company that operates it under contract, alleging that a correctional officer employed by the company raped her twice... She claims in...

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31 December 2004
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